Bethesda in Montgomery County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Cemetery of the Bethesda Presbyterian Church
In 1871 the local post office was given the name of this historic church. "Bethesda" is a Hebrew word which means "House of Mercy."
The Oldest Grave is dated 1820.
"I am the Resurrection and the Life: He that believeth in me, Though he were dead, yet shall he live." John 11:25
Location. 39° 0.631′ N, 77° 5.859′ W. Marker is in Bethesda, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Rockville Pike (Maryland Route 355). Touch for map. Marker is about 100 yards north of 9400 Rockville Pike Bethesda. Marker is in this post office area: Bethesda MD 20814, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Church that Named a Community (within shouting distance of this marker); Bethesda Meeting House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Walter Reed Memorial (approx. half Walter Reed Monument (approx. half a mile away); "All are Welcome to the Healing Plaza" (approx. 0.6 miles away); At This Location (approx. 0.6 miles away); Tree of Hippocrates (approx. 0.6 miles away); National Naval Medical Center in the 1940’s (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bethesda.
Categories. • Churches & Religion •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 17, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 281 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on October 17, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.